Bachelor of Science

University of Newcastle - UON

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Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The future will bring new scientific challenges. Your future will be researching the solution.

There has never been a more exciting time to study a science degree. The immense field of science underpins areas such as technology, industry, business, agriculture, environment, research and development, health, and the information revolution. A science degree provides you with the skills, knowledge, and attributes to make a positive difference to the world in these and other arenas.

If you have an inquisitive mind, a passion for discovery, strong analytical and research skills, and an interest in the world around you, then the Bachelor of Science is for you. A degree in science allows you to contribute to science and society. Through theoretical and practical coursework, you’ll learn to solve complex challenges through research experiments, and ultimately pursue higher level employment.

Biological sciences Major
Chemistry Major
Mathematics Co-Major
Co-Major Statistics
Earth Sciences Major
Geography Major
Marine Science

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Science professionals work in a huge range of areas including:

geological surveys
water quality
land degradation
drug discovery

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Additional Information

Throughout your degree you'll participate in lab work to help develop your analytical, research and communication skills. First-year lab work is us...

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